If you’re familiar with Chinese Medicine or acupuncture, then you’ve heard about meridians, the channels through which energy flows in the body. Each organ, gland and body structure has an associated meridian, including the teeth.
As holistic dentists, we are interested in treating the whole patient. Holistic dentists understand that the mouth is an important indicator of overall health. The presence of many diseases can first be detected in the oral cavity. Numerous cases in which diseases of the mouth where treated for a period of time, only to find out in the end that the problem involved the whole body. Likewise, the cure to ills in other parts of the body may require repairing broken down teeth, removing harmful mercury fillings, or treatment of gum disease.
Critical to the success of all the therapy you will receive is nutrition. Our office takes this quite seriously. Success of any plan necessitates an evaluation of and possible recommendations of dietary modification and supplementation as needed.
Ensuring the safety of all procedures and products prior to introducing them into your mouth is a major part of the treatment that holistic dentist perform. Biocomatibility testing (often using applied kinesiology) is a way to make sure that all products introduced into your mouth will cause no harm to you.
Holistic dentists perform all traditional dental procedures, including cosmetic dentistry, while improving your overall health. It is our goal to truly make a positive impact on our patients health that is lasting. We are here to help.
If you would like to know how Holistic Dentistry can benefit your dental health, call us at 212-864-7224 or request an appointment using the button below: